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Veronica Royal Candles

Veronica = ‘Glory’

Veronica spicata Royal Candles ‘Glory’ has an upright growth habit but has a compact, non-spreading habit and reaches a height of only 15”-18” in bloom. It blooms abundantly from early June to late July with deep violet-blue flowers. It is a vigorous plant and does not exhibit browning of its lower leaves. It is a great plant for the front of the border, mixed containers, rock gardens and planted en masse. It is a perennial that can be used in container plantings and for bedding plant appeal as well.

Origin: United Kingdom

Description / Plant Notes:

  • USDA Zone 3 (-40°F or -40°C)
  • Abundant spires of deep violet-blue blooms
  • Tight compact habit
  • Bottom foliage does not die out unlike other selections

Patent Status: PP 18,932

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 3
Height: 12 to 18-inches
30 to 46-centimeters
Spread: 12 to 18-inches
30 to 46-centimeters
Seasons: Summer
Flower Colors: Blue
Foliage Colors: Dark Green
Light Levels: Full-Sun, Partial-Sun
Growth Habit: Compact-mounded
Usage: Borders, Container Gardens, Containers, Garden border, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting
Patent Status: PP 18,932
Origin: United Kingdom

Grower Culture

General:
 
Media: Well-draining media
 
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
 
4-inch: 6 to 8-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 8 to 12-weeks with 1 ppp